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Location Turkey, Van
Central coordinates 43o 13.00' East  38o 21.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2
Area 7,315 ha
Altitude 1,650 m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Doga Dernegi (Partner Designate)



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-headed Duck Oxyura leucocephala breeding  2000  5-8 breeding pairs  A1, B2  Endangered 

IBA Monitoring

2006 medium not assessed low
  unset
Poor - based on little, or potentially unreliable/unrepresentative, data

Biological resource use fishing & harvesting aquatic resources - motivation unknown/unrecorded happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Residential and commercial development housing and urban areas happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation  No management planning has taken place  Very little or no conservation action taking place  low 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Donemec Deltasi UOSA Wetlands of International Importance (Ramsar) 0 unknown 0  

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dönemeç Delta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/06/2015

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